Presentation on theme: "Karen A. Galuchie IEEE Development & Grants Officer"— Presentation transcript:
1 Karen A. Galuchie IEEE Development & Grants Officer Applying for GrantsKaren A. GaluchieIEEE Development & Grants OfficerTAB Finance Workshop16 March 2009IEEE Operations Center, Piscataway, NJ, USA
2 3/27/2017What is a Grant?A type of financial assistance award for the conduct of research or other program as specified in the grant proposal.
3 IEEE Development Office Helps IEEE Units Identify funding sourcesDraft and edit proposalsUnderstand and follow funding agency submission guidelinesObtain required IEEE approvalsSubmit proposalsRegistered with grants.gov and NSF’s Fastlane
4 How to Prepare a Grant Proposal Develop the proposal idea What will the project accomplish?Why is the project needed?What are the goals and objectives?Who will benefit?When will the project occur?Who will manage the project?
5 How to Prepare a Grant Proposal Develop the proposal idea (cont.) Who will serve as the Principal Investigator (PI)?How will the results be measured?How much funding is needed?Does the project fit with the mission of the IEEE?
6 How to Prepare a Grant Proposal Identify Funding Sources Government Agency (many regulations to consider)Private FoundationCorporate FoundationContact Karen Galuchie in IEEE Development Office for assistance
7 How to Prepare a Grant Proposal Typical Proposal Components Project SummaryProject DescriptionBudget with budget justificationBiographical sketch of PIPI Current and Pending Support
8 How to Prepare a Grant Proposal Follow the Funding Agency’s Guidelines Read the guidelines/call for proposal carefullyReview proposals funded by agency in the pastFind out about proposal reviewers
9 How to Prepare a Grant Proposal Write Project Description Make proposal easy to read – use headers, sub-headersGain the reader’s attentionMake your case – clarify the need for projectEnsure proposal flows from problem to objectives to budget
10 How to Prepare a Grant Proposal Write Project Description (cont.) Use facts and professional opinions to prove your caseBe sure to include all references and footnotesKeep the proposal as brief as possible
11 How to Prepare a Grant Proposal Prepare Budget Identify project expensesDetermine if Program Income is associated – income earned as a result of the project (government grants)Identify cost sharing if requiredWhen possible include IEEE’s Indirect Cost rate of 8%Prepare budget justification
12 How to Prepare a Grant Proposal Proposal Housekeeping Follow agencies requirements for:Font sizeMarginPage limitsSubmission deadline and formatIf don’t adhere to the requirements, your proposal may be rejected
13 How to Prepare a Grant Proposal Send to IEEE Development Office IEEE Development Office (DO) is responsible for submitting proposals on behalf of IEEEDO will review proposal for:Completeness and understandabilityCompliance to agency guidelinesConsistency with IEEE missionTerms if grant awarded
14 PI Required to Provide to DO Conflict of Interest statement for proposalPI Assurance, to certify:Proposal true, complete, and accurateAgrees to accept responsibility for scientific conduct of project and file reports in timely mannerAgree to comply with grant terms and conditionsDeclare not debarred or suspended
15 IEEE’s Grant Proposal Approval Limits Volunteer/Staff PositionGrant Proposal Approval LimitsDevelopment & Grants Officer<US$25,000Member, Management Council<US$100,000Staff Executive – Business Administration<US$250,000IEEE Board of Directors/Alternate Board Approval>US$250,000
16 Consideration for U.S. Government Funding Program Income – must use firstIs the project considered research?If yes, does research includes Human Subjects or animalsIEEE does not have Federal Wide Assurance for Human Subject/animalsWill project significantly impact environment?
17 Consideration for U.S. Government Funding (cont.) Is BAA subject to Executive Order 12372?Are all expenses considered allowable per U.S. OMB A122?Who keeps copyright?And much, much more